Peter Barker is a Perth based artist who studied the techniques of classical realism in Florence (Italy).

After continuing  his studies as an assistant to the master Norwegian figurative painter Odd Nerdrum, Peter combines these acquired techniques with his own unique vision specializing in Portraits, Still life and landscapes subject matter.
Peter Barker’s work can be found in the Kerry Stokes collection as well as many private collections around the world. He has exhibited extensively and been a finalist in numerous prestigious awards such as the Perth Black Swan, Mandorla and A.M.E. Bale travelling scholarship.

Fenians & Fremantle Freedom Festival

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FENIANS, FREMANTLE AND FREEDOM FESTIVAL DOCKS AT KIDOGO ARTHOUSE The Hougoumont, Australia’s last convict ship, arrived in Fremantle with 62 Irish Fenians on-board 150 years ago… Join us in Fremantle from 5-14th January... READ MORE

Exhibition in Albany

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My Friend’s Ron and Marjan are having a group show in Albany so if you find yourself in that part of woods , Pop in they both always have Beautiful artworks. Classical artists,... READ MORE

Van Dyke Completed

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After much time I finally completed a copy of Anthony Van Dyke’s portrait of Maria de Tassis c1629. The orginal is currently in Liechtensten and is a beautiful portrait. My main reason to... READ MORE